January 24, 2021

House of the Week: Max Azria’s $88 Million Hollywood Mansion

Fashion veteran Max Azria’s sprawling mansion in Los Angeles’ tony Holmby Hills, known as Maison du Soleil, is all about big numbers.
Set on 3 acres and designed in the Thirties by classic Californian architect Paul Williams, the BCBG founder’s 30,000-square-foot compound comes with 17 bedrooms, 22 bathrooms, five gardens, a floor-to-ceiling chandelier made of more than 150,000 crystals and a 6,000-square-foot movie theater complete with a candy and popcorn bar.
And the big numbers theme continues into Azria’s pricing strategy, putting an astronomical $88 million price tag on the home, which has been on sale since 2015 (first at $85 million), making it the sixth most expensive home for sale in Los Angeles. At the same time, the Tunisian fashion designer and his wife Lubov Azria are advertising it as a rental for a whopping $400,000 a month.
Other features of the mansion, for which they paid $14.4 million in 2005, include a domed gold-leaf ceiling in Azria’s office, a tennis court and a pool and Moroccan-themed pool house with a sauna, spa and fireplace.
Azria is also trying to sell his condo on Miami’s exclusive Fisher Island for $8.9 million. The five-bedroom apartment has white marble floors, large living and dining areas, as well as an impressive

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